Today we are asking, 'What are you doing right now and what's on your mind?' When we asked a similar question last week we got hundreds of responses. But some people said they didn't care. We talk to to our listeners about these opinions.
T-A-K-E-A-W-A-Y, what does that spell? F-U-N! We got some spirit going on here as we delve deep into the world of cheerleaders with our guest, Kate Torgovnick. She is the author of Cheer! Inside the Secret World of College Cheerleaders.
Joining us to discuss the stimulus spending in the states is Takeaway Correspondent Andrea Bernstein, who is watching stimulus spending for our ShovelWatch Project, and Mark Steiner, host of the Marc Steiner Show on WEAA in Baltimore.
70 years ago African-American opera singer Marian Anderson sang on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial after the Daughters of the American Revolution barred her from performing at Constitution Hall. We look at what her legacy means in the 21st century.
A U.S. judge has ruled that a class action lawsuit can move ahead against several large companies accused of helping South Africa's apartheid-era government in violation of international human rights law. The BBC's Lucy Bailey has more.
A study coming out this week in the New England Journal of Medicine found that many adults do have brown fat. Madelyn Fernstrom, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Weight Management Center, joins us to talk about the significance of this finding.
Nationwide reports of anxiety in the face trying economic times are so widespread that the federal government has put up website warnings about mental health. Pam Belluck is covering the story for the New York Times.
To help us discuss why the Indonesia election is of interest to Americans, we are joined by Dr. William Liddle, an Indonesia expert at the University of Ohio and from the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, the BBC's Indonesia correspondent, Lucy Williamson.
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